The Boston directory ... : including all localities within the city limits, as Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury ..
Title varies: 1789-1830, 1848/49-1849/50, 1851/52-1923- , The Boston directory ...; 1831-1846, Stimpson's Boston directory ...; 1846/47-1847/48, Adams's Boston directory ...; 1850/51, The directory of the city of Boston ..
Volume Volume One A-K
Publisher Boston : Sampson & Murdock company
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Call number 3687536
Digitizing sponsor State Library of Massachusetts
Book contributor State Library of Massachusetts
Collection state_library_mass; blc; americana
Full catalog record MARCXML
Directories were published in 1789, 1796, 1798, 1800, 1803, 1805, 1806, 1807, 1809, 1810, 1813, 1816, 1818, 1820, and thereafter annually, except in 1824. cf. Report of the Record commissioners of the city of Boston ... [v. 10] p. -169
November 6, 2012
Unhelpful to include dates that are invalid in the title/description
The city directory listings for Boston are most unhelpful. One title includes a wide range of early dates that does not apply to the selection; the other titles have been so truncated that the date does not appear. Unhelpful.